Program Director - specialized residential program & interdisciplinary clinical team in Visalia, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Liberty Healthcare   •  

Visalia, CA 93277

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 77 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Health and human service leaders are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity with Liberty Healthcare Corporation.

Later this year, Liberty Healthcare will open a new specialized residential program designed to provide intensive residential treatment services to adult clients who may present with behavioral health disorders, autism, intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavior challenges.

This program will utilize intensive interdisciplinary clinical services, employ competent and well-trained direct care staff, utilize best practices in person-centered care and be set in a modern four-bed residential home in Visalia, CA.

Liberty Healthcare seeks an experienced leader who will be responsible for the start-up and continuous management of this specialized home and program.

The incumbent will enjoy a wide array of responsibilities, including:

  • Leading a complex "start-up" initiative to establish a new four-bed residential program
  • Hiring, training and managing staff
  • Developing, implementing and managing a multidisciplinary treatment program which will meet the needs of program clients and prepare them for long-term success in the community
  • Establishing and maintaining a treatment milieu which is conducive to person-centered care, positive behavioral interventions, trauma-informed care and best practices
  • Leading the program's interdisciplinary team
  • Assuring compliance with all applicable Federal, State of California, and Liberty Healthcare standards, statutes, regulations and contractual obligations
  • Assisting in the development and management of the program budget
  • Ensuring the physical plant is safe, sanitary and conducive to healthy living
  • Liaising with a wide array of stakeholders - including public human service officials, Liberty Healthcare corporate representatives, law enforcement officers, community interest groups, and guardians and families
  • Being available on-call on a rotational basis to respond to client crisis and urgent needs

As Program Administrator and full-time employee of Liberty Healthcare you can expect:

  • Affiliation with an organization that is nationally-recognized as a leader in the provision of high-quality health and human services to people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • An outstanding salary, commensurate with your qualifications and the responsibilities of this position
  • Opportunities for advanced training in the areas of forensic mental health, co-occurring disorders, and applied behavior analysis
  • A comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, paid time off and more

Skills & Requirements

Qualified candidates should have a successful track record of leading residential or hospital-based behavioral health, forensic mental health or intellectual and developmental disabilities programs.

Candidates must also possess one of the following professional credentials:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCaBA)
  • Psychiatric Technician (LPT)

In the absence of one of the above professional licenses, candidates who have a Bachelor's degree and are willing to take 40 hours of training can become certified as a Registered Behavior Technician and will qualify.

Valid Through: 2019-8-30